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Appalachian State Gets First Power 5 Win Since Michigan Upset

General view of North Carolina's football stadium.

CHAPEL HILL, NC - NOVEMBER 18: A general view as the sun sets during the game between the Western Carolina Catamounts and the North Carolina Tar Heels at Kenan Stadium on November 18, 2017 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. (Photo by Lance King/Getty Images)

In 2007, Appalachian State pulled off the miracle upset against Michigan in Ann Arbor. It was a historic day of college football.

The Mountaineers haven't beaten a Power 5 opponent since then. That is, until today.

Appalachian State has once again pulled off a Power 5 opponent upset. The Mountaineers beat North Carolina, 34-31, on Saturday afternoon. They earned the win in epic fashion as well.

UNC attempted a game-tying field goal as time was winding down. But the Mountaineers got a nice push on the line of scrimmage and blocked the kick sealing the win in the process. What an epic way to cap off the upset. Not to mention, Appalachian State did the same thing to Michigan in 2007.

In that game, the Wolverines lined up for a game-winning field goal down 34-32. But the Mountaineers blocked the attempt to win the game as time was expiring.

Nearly 12 years later, they've done it again in similar fashion.

For North Carolina, the disastrous loss is the team's second of the year. Last week, the Tar Heels lost to Wake Forest.

While this is a great win for Appalachian State, it's a very poor reflection on the ACC. Obviously, the conference is led by No. 1 Clemson. But the ACC has really struggled to start the year.

But nonetheless, another historic win for the Mountaineers.